Information left over from the region, however, tells a different story.
Officials in Srinagar, capital of India-controlled Kashmir, report mass arrests and residents say tear gas and pellet guns are being used against Kashmir citizens and movement restrictions continue. Two local officials told CNN that more than 2,000 people had been detained in Jammu and Kashmir in the days before and after the August 5 ruling, including political leaders, elected representatives, lawyers, activists, business people, and students.
Most of them were detained There is a controversial Jammu and Kashmir Public Security Law (PSA) that allows authorities to book a person for up to two years without charge or trial. It is not clear how many of the 2,000 are still imprisoned.
"The government wants us to believe that everything is normal, and despite the ongoing communication blockade, we still hear about protests, tear gas and injuries," shopkeeper Mushtaq Ahmad, 35, said, lives in suburban Srinagar. "Everything is still closed in the city and around us, and the movement is almost impossible if the restrictions exist."
And the government has announced the communication failure and restrictions of the movement in Jammu and Kashmir in advance of and then the announcement was made for security reasons. On 12 August, the state government issued a statement declaring that demonstrations against the deletion of Article 370 "in some places are minor, localized protests of a routine nature".
Since then, CNN has repeatedly taken contact with Jammu and Kashmir Administration and the Ministry of Interior of the country about the restrictions, protests and number and nature of the injuries, but received no response.
Thousands Imprisoned, Pellet Guns Injured
On August 10, Farooq Ahmad Qureshi left his home in Srinagar to buy some bread from his local bakery. Instead, he was in the middle of a demonstration.
"I started moving towards the bakery," said the 35-year-old resident of the Karfalli Mohalla area in the Old Town. "I heard a noise and the next blood seeped out of my left eye and I fell down and began to cry in pain."
The doctor told him that he had been hit by pellets in the eye. "The doctors who treated me said I had little chance of regaining my sight because three pellets severely damaged my eye," he said.
Human rights groups and local media have reported that Indian troops are firing grenade launchers at protesters.
The local government has stated that its actions in Kashmir regarding communication and freedom of movement in the region for public policy and peace are necessary. "Connectivity restrictions remain due to security requirements," the state government said in a statement on August 12th.
Officials repeatedly stated that the restrictions would be phased out but would not provide a final timetable that would leave the entire region in confusion. The government of Jammu and Kashmir said the restrictions in parts of the state had already been completely lifted.
The local government said they set up so-called "help lines" at the district commissioner's office, police stations and police stations. People can turn to their families.
"I have been walking from the pillar to the post office over the last 15 days to contact my parents, but without luck," said 26-year-old Najam Rous, whose parents had traveled to Saudi Arabia for the Muslim pilgrimage Hajj. Eventually, she managed to connect to her family on her neighbor's landline phone. "My parents cried and asked me first if we had something to eat at home," she said.